Fingerstick Technique Training Quiz

5 Questions
Fingerstick Technique Training Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The thumbs-up position is an ideal position for a successful fingerstick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The patient's finger does not need to be cleaned with an alcohol swab prior to the fingerstick. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a good fingersticking technique? 
    • A. 

      Using the thumbs-up position

    • B. 

      Locating the fingerstick site left or right of center near the end of the finger

    • C. 

      Applying gentle pressure to the finger when sticking the finger with the lancet

    • D. 

      Milking the finger

    • E. 

      Squeezing the patient's finger just below the first knuckle

  • 4. 
    One should wait to stick the finger until the residual alcohol has thoroughly dried. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The fingerstick site should be in the center near the end of the patient's finger. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False